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Medicare Advantage Cuts Expected
Health Leaders Media

In February, federal officials received a decidedly cold reaction to a proposed 2015 Medicare Advantage payment rate cut from the health insurance industry. Next week, regulators will likely feel some heat when they announce a final decision on the cut.

On Monday, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is set to release the final 2015 Rate Announcement and Call Letter that will establish payment rates and rule changes for next year.  Among the most contentious changes CMS proposed in February is a payment rate cut to MA that insurers have estimated at just under 6 percent.